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Isle of Skye – Part II.

In a blog one post comes right after another, but in real life things just get a bit mixed up. Like two different kinds of paint that pool up and suddenly give you the effect you were not expecting. Though... Continue Reading →

Bleeding smoke

I’ve used my watercolor brush pens a lot. But I've used them primarily as markers until now. I would apply some water here and there, but very rarely. So when I decided to use it in a watercolor painting I... Continue Reading →

Isle of Skye

As part of my art course I have been exploring the idea of finding the perfect viewpoint when drawing. Be it for a sketch I am making just for fun or one I later aim to turn into a finished... Continue Reading →

Starting an art course

I am a self-taught artist. I did not go to art college, did not attend any art courses to date. I just figured out things for myself. Mostly the hard way. However, I always had this yearning to learn more,... Continue Reading →

Plein air drawing, a kit and my plain simple verdict

The idea of plein air painting and drawing... all right, plein air anything has fascinated me for a long time. I have seen (and envied) painters who just go out and face the elements, take in the real experience and... Continue Reading →

Rat-attack

While I was flipping through and reorganizing my pattern folder I (re)discovered something: an old idea I had for a rat bookmark. Looking at the drawing now, I am not sure why I put it away. What I mean is,... Continue Reading →

Beets me!

I admit, last year I went a teeeny bit crazy with my love for pumpkin. In case you missed it here is the post. (But then don't tell me I didn't warn you!) I blame it on .... oh jeez,... Continue Reading →

A guarded whisper

I don't know about you, but when I look at an artwork that depicts people I always have this eerie feeling that the person in the painting will come to life. I have this vision of the figure turning around,... Continue Reading →

A furry wedding present

This weekend we attended the wedding of two of our good friends. I was thrilled to attend the ceremony and to wish them all the happiness for their now joint journey. I was also very excited, because our friends asked... Continue Reading →

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